Dreams Become Reality

Dream Act

An NEIU contingent celebrated the signing of the Illinois DREAM Act on August 1 at the Benito Juarez Community Academy. At the event, Governor Pat Quinn signed the bill, which will lead to the creation of a private scholarship fund for children of undocumented immigrants. Pictured (left to right): Joselyn Galvez; Diana Gonzalez; Esmeralda Guerrero, coordinator, El Centro; Gabriela Buitron; Karen Orozco; Sharon Hahs, president; Guadalupe Maya; Alice Murata, professor emerita, counselor education; Maria Luna-Duarte, interim director, El Centro; and Fernando Reyes.

September 2011